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Katie Hoff Anderson
Two-time Olympian in swimming (Athens 2004, Beijing 2008)
3-time Olympic Medalist, 1 silver, 2 bronze
Eight-time World Champion in 400m freestyle, 200m I.M. and 400 I.M.
Two-time USOC SportsWoman of the Year.
Former World Record Holder in 400m I.M.
Current American Record Holder in 400m I.M.
The Labs Aurora, IL Director of Aquatic Performance and Membership 01/2017 to Current

  • Responsible for the development of a sales process from ground level
  • Created front desk standard procedures in effort to enhance member experience
  • Managing aquatic instructors in video competitive swim analysis 
  • Creating progressions for the implementation of a swim school
Equinox Chicago, IL Sr. Membership Advisor 01/2018 to Current
  • Strong ability to assess personality types in effort to overcome objections
  • Develop and implement a comprehensive outreach and lead generation plan 
  • Strategic follow-up cadence and customization for maximized response
  • Grow B2B corporate partnerships-minimum 50 daily cold calls and 3 monthly corporate wellness outreach events
  • Currently results average 150% to plan and 15% above company average closing percentage
Pure Barre Chicago, IL Franchise Business Manager of Midwest 05/2017 to 01/2018
  • Counseled 70 owners through P&L statements, marketing, sales tactics, pricing and retail strategies to drive business and revenue
  • Pre opening tactics and new studio operations
  • Drove 2.5% YOY growth for 78 midwest studios, exceeding 2% goal
The Labs Aurora, IL Director of Sales & Aquatic Performance 01/2017 to 05/2018
  • Created and implemented a sales procedure 
  • Developed a new swim school curriculum 
  • Responsible for all new client conversion 
  • Created a procedure for new client experience
  • Trained all front desk staff on sales and client protocol 
Equinox Chicago, IL Membership Advisor 04/2016 to 01/2017
  • Built relationships with prospective and current members 
  • Created a monthly strategy to attain both individual and team goals
  • Exceeded 110% of budget every month
Marketing coordinator of events & partnerships 01/2016 to 04/2016
  • Created strategic partnerships with brand aligned companies- STK, The Protein Bar, Women's Health and ROKA
  • Assisted in monthly member appreciation and lead generating events
  • Weekly meeting with general managers at each club to align messaging across the region
Professional Athlete 02/2005 to 02/2015
  • Professional athlete represented by global sports agency, Octagon.
  • Worked with Omega, Visa, Speedo, Playtex Sport and Rosetta Stone to develop and execute global public relations, media and marketing strategies over a 10-year period.
  • Gained significant speaking experience participating in hundreds of interviews and press conferences with The Today Show, The Fast Company, Sports Illustrated, Washington Post, USOC and NBC.
Corporate Spokesperson 01/2005 to 01/2013
  • Speedo: Worked with corporate and marketing executives to develop various promotional campaigns, design swimsuits and clothing, and participated in public relations efforts.
  • Omega: Served as global brand ambassador in the category of timekeeping and jewelry, working on various media and promotional efforts in countries around the world.
  • Visa: Member of Visa Gold Medal Athlete Team.
  • Participated in international advertising, public relations and marketing efforts, including the Visa Friendship Lanes Tour with Michael Phelps to grow the sport of swimming.
B.A: Public Relations 2014 University of Miami, Miami, FL Minor in Sociology
B.A: Public Relations/Advertising Sociology 2012 Chapman University Public Relations/Advertising Sociology
American High School (2004-2007)
Michael Lynch, former Head of Global Sponsorship for Visa  
Jack Roach, Former National Team Coach  
Peter Carlisle, Managing Director, Olympics & Action Sports, Octagon  
Griff Long, COO of Pure Barre

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Meave Ward
Professional Profile

Successful administrator with 20 years of experience overseeing management of athletic facilities, personnel and programs for elementary, middle, high school and college. Focused on cultivating hardworking and dedicated coaches and student athletes with emphasis on leadership, collaboration, teamwork, integrity, and perseverance. Highly motivated, self starter, teachable spirit, professional demeanor, and strong work ethic. CPR/AED, First Aid and Lifeguard Certified, Positive Coaching Alliance Double Goal Coach.

  • Expertise in athletic program direction
  • Strategic plan implementation
  • Team leadership
  • Performance driven
  • Coach training and development
  • Event and game management
  • Problem solver
  • Cross functional team collaboration
The Nueva School San Mateo, CA Interim Athletic Director 06/2016 to 01/2017
  • Oversaw upper school interscholastic athletics, physical education and club sports offerings and expanded athletic team opportunities to include swimming and JV basketball.   
  • Facilitated Nueva's first ever participation in the PSAL, CCS and CIF State Championship events.
  • Collaborated with College Counseling and Admissions Departments to ensure support for potential and college bound student athletes.
  • Implemented Dig Pink Volleyball game to promote breast cancer awareness.
Crystal Springs Uplands School Hillsborough, CA Assistant to the Athletic Director, Coach, Athletic Facilities Supervisor 09/2014 to 05/2016
  • Collaborated with athletic directors and maintenance department for restructuring of athletic department and facilities in anticipation of new campus expansion. 
  • Oversaw game day operations including scheduling of facilities, officials and transportation for teams. 
  • Enhanced database for rosters, athletic eligibility, grades and consent for 37 teams.
  • Maintained detailed administrative and procedural processes to improve accuracy and efficiency.
CASTILLEJA SCHOOL Palo Alto, CA Associate Director / Interim Director of Athletics 08/2010 to 06/2014
  • Managed athletic facility including $14M gymnasium, swimming pool and sports complex in terms of scheduling and maintenance and secured and contracted off campus athletic facilities.
  • Developed and implemented Athletic Department Vision, Mission Statement, Core Values, and Strategic Priorities in partnership with Athletic Task Force.
  • Hired, trained, supervised and evaluated department staff of 4 and 54 coaches for 43 teams.
  • Advanced coach hiring, evaluation procedures, and training and educational requirements through partnerships with Positive Coaching Alliance and National High School Federation.
  • Managed annual department budget of $520,000 and implemented hourly pay for non-exempt coaches.
  • Collaborated with College Counseling Department in guiding student athletes and coaches through recruiting process and signing of National Letter of Intents and Commitment Letters.
  • Arranged travel for teams for state championships, local and national tournaments including flights, hotels, transportation and expenses.
  • Streamlined online registration procedure for student athletes and monitored athletes' compliance of CIF, CCS, WBAL and Castilleja Athletic Rules and Codes in regards to eligibility, participation and consent.
  • Increased publicity of athletic results and achievements through social media and web content.
WEST BAY ATHLETIC LEAGUE Atherton, CA Assistant Commissioner 09/2003 to 07/2014
  • Organized league championships events in cross country, track and field, swimming and golf.
  • Designed and maintained league schedules for 20 schools in 22 sports.
  • Formulated and maintained league constitution and bylaws and athletic director manual.
  • Facilitated communication between league members, supplemental members and Board Officers.
  • Collaborated with commissioner to interpret and enforce league, section, state and national sport rules.
  • Acted as league administration liaison to coaches in track and field, soccer and golf.
  • Mentored new Athletic Directors to provide resources and support.
MERCY HIGH SCHOOL Burlingame, CA Athletic Director 08/1999 to 07/2010
  • Collaborated with architects and contractors in vision, design, and organization of $2M athletic facility remodel.
  • Managed all financial aspects of department with an annual budget of $450,000.
  • Increased participation opportunities by implementing new sports - rowing, gymnastics and lacrosse.
  • Formalized process for hiring, training, and supervising coaching staff of 35 coaches in 29 teams.
  • Collaborated with College Counseling Department to educate parents and students regarding recruiting.
  • Streamlined process for inventorying, ordering, and distributing equipment, uniforms, and merchandise.
University of San Francisco San Francisco, CA Assistant Game Operations & Ticket Manager 09/1997 to 03/1999
  • Assisted Director of Game Operations with ticket office operations, including ticket acquisition, accountability, marketing, sales, seating allocation, merchandising, and customer service.
  • Processed season ticket packages and managed concession revenue.
  • Coordinated and supervised game staff including ticket sellers, promotions staff and crowd security.
Coordinator of Student Athlete Welfare Programs and Services 09/1996 to 06/1997
  • Implemented, organized, and managed SAAC and NCAA CHAMPS/Life Skills program for student-athletes including workshops and programs on nutrition, time management, career development, and leadership training.
Master of Arts: Sports Management University of San Francisco
Bachelor of Science: Commerce Finance Santa Clara University

National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association (NIAAA)

California State Athletic Directors' Association (CSADA)

Central Coast Section - Executive Committee, Board of Managers, Athletic Directors' Association

West Bay Athletic League - Assistant Commissioner (2003-2014)

Professional Development

NIAAA Certified Athletic Administrator, Leadership Training Classes Instructor

Positive Coaching Alliance - Double Goal Coach

ASEP / NFHS Coaching Education Instructor
Additional Information

Jesuit Volunteer Corps - Philadelphia, PA and Grays Harbor, WA

Santa Clara University Varsity Rowing Team Member 4 years

Habitat for Humanity Global Village, Alaska, Ghana (West Africa) and local affiliates

San Mateo Little League American Board Member
Running, hiking, yoga, volleyball, basketball, lacrosse, rowing, softball

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Cole Noble
  • Cooperative team member
  • Quick learner
  • Determined and Persistent
  • Customer- and service-oriented
  • CPR and First Aid certified 
  • Flexible schedule
  • Results-oriented
High School Diploma: Honours Cochrane High School 2016 Cochrane, AB, Canada
  • Grade Point Honour Roll (2008-2016)
  • Multiple Hockey Awards including; Defenseman of the Year, Most Improved, Mr. Xtreme (player who is the embodiment of what a team needs to be), as well as a trip to a National Championship
Barn Hand
Cochrane, AB
Concorde Stables/ May 2014 to Aug 2014
  • Performed and managed general maintenance and cleaning of facilities and grounds using large machinery
  • Cared for large and dangerous animals
  • Supported general husbandry efforts for assigned animals
  • Responded to emergencies involving animal escapes
  • Investigated animal management issues, physical plant maintenance issues and fire hazard and safety issues, and applied actions to correct problems
Off-Ice Instructor
Cochrane, AB
P3 Sports Inc./ Jul 2016 to Aug 2016
  • Explained ways to measure exercise intensity for the best results 
  • Designed each class to match the skill and learning levels of all participants
  • Cleaned and organized studio after each group fitness class
  • Worked with younger athletes to teach the fundamentals of training and proper nutrition
Student Athlete
Sep 2015 to May 2017
  • Junior A Defenseman AJHL 
  • Reacted to complex game situations quickly and effectively
  • Accepted constructive criticism from coaches and teammates to improve skills
  • Proactively participated and contributed to community service efforts
  • Assisted with athletics management tasks provided by the organization
  • Mentored dozens of elite student-athletes
  •  Successfully balanced twenty hours per week of athletic activities while managing a demanding academic schedule
  • Demonstrated commitment and responsibility towards fellow players and coaches through genuine respect and dedication to the sport
Community Service
Volunteer Hockey Coach, Canmore, 2015-2017 
Seniors For Kids Society, Cochrane, 2015-2017
Saving Christmas Food and Toy Drive, Canmore, 2016-2017
Classroom Aide, Canmore Collegiate, 2017
References available on request.